VOV.VN - Party leader Nguyen Phu Trong and staff members of the Party Central Committee Office on September 20 donated VND400 million in support of Doksuri storm victims.
VOV.VN - Vietnam always regards the Asian Development Bank (ADB) as one of the leading sponsors with significant contributions to the country's socio-economic development, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc at a September 19 reception in Hanoi for ADB Vice President Stephen Groff.
As strategic partners, Vietnam wants to foster comprehensive relations with Spain, particularly in economic, trade and investment ties, and the Vietnamese Government will create favourable conditions for Spanish enterprises to invest in the country, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
Hanoi authorities on September 18 decided to allocate more than VND7 billion (US$308,000) from the local fund for emergency aid to people in the central region hit by storm Doksuri.
Lao Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith on September 17 sent a message to his Vietnamese counterpart Nguyen Xuan Phuc, expressing his sympathy over the loss of human lives and property damage caused by storm Doksuri.
With tropical storm Doksuri heading for Laos after wreaking havoc in the Vietnamese north-central region on Friday, Facebook has activated its Safety Check feature to help users in Vietnam inform friends and family of their safety.
VOV.VN - Central regions have taken drastic measures to cope with storm Doksuri and called on fishing vessels to find shelter immediately, said local officials.
Doksuri, the biggest storm to hit Vietnam in many years, is forecast to make landfall in the central region on late September 15 and early September 16, said Hoang Duc Cuong, head of the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting (NCHMF).
President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee Tran Thanh Man sent a message of sympathy to Carlos Rafael Miranda Martinez, President of the Cuban Committee for the Defence of the Revolution over losses caused by the devastating hurricane Irma.
The national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines has moved all flights between Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and China’s Taiwan from September 13 to a day later due to storm Talim.
Bao Viet Insurance Corporation (Bao Viet Insurance) and Munich Reinsurance Company officially launched their new insurance product "One Storm" that protects against damage caused by typhoons in Vietnam.
The National Centre for Hydrometeorogical Forecasting warned that two or four storms and low pressures will arise in the East Sea in September, and one or two of which may affect the country’s mainland, especially the central region.
VOV.VN - Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has asked relevant authorities to develop a master plan on natural disaster prevention and mitigation in mountainous regions.
VOV.VN - Vietnam exported 634,995 tons of rubber to get US$1.1 billion in the first seven months of this year, up 12.2% in volume and 58.4% in value against the corresponding period last year, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
Recent heavy rains and flash floods have taken the lives of 26 people and left 15 others missing and 27 injured in the northern mountainous provinces.
Costs of repairing roads damaged by floods and storms in the first seven months of 2017 had amounted to almost VND244 billion (US$10.7 million) by the end of July, the Directorate for Roads of Vietnam reported on August 3.
National flag carrier Vietnam Airlines has rescheduled its flights between Hanoi/Ho Chi Minh City and Taipei/Kaohsiung (Taiwan, China) on July 29 due to storm Nesat.
Tropical storm Sonca, the fourth to strike the East Sea and third to hit Vietnam this year, has led to floods and extensive damage to agriculture, infrastructure and houses in central region.
By 3pm on July 25, tropical storm Sonca made landfall in the northern areas of the central provinces of Quang Tri and weakened into a tropical low pressure, according to the National Centre for Hydrometeorology Forecasting.
Tropical storm Sonca is forecast to make landfall in central provinces of Ha Tinh and Quang Tri on July 25 afternoon and poses a risk of floods and landslides, according to the National Centre for Hydrometeorology Forecasting.